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A way to uninstall iTunes from your PC

This page contains detailed information on how to uninstall iTunes for Windows. It was created for Windows by Apple Computer, Inc.. Check out here where you can find out more on Apple Computer, Inc.. Please open if you want to read more on iTunes on Apple Computer, Inc.'s page. The program is often located in the C:\Program Files\iTunes folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full uninstall command line for iTunes is MsiExec.exe /I{885894A5-BA0A-460E-AB4C-96C5C9B2C5E2}. iTunes.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 14.56 MB (15262784 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with iTunes. They occupy about 14.78 MB (15492736 bytes) on disk.

  • iTunes.exe (14.56 MB)
  • iTunesHelper.exe (224.56 KB)


The current page applies to iTunes version 7.0.0.70 alone. For more iTunes versions please click below:

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iTunes has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders left behind when you uninstall iTunes:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes

The files below remain on your disk by iTunes's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\About iTunes.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\Acknowledgements.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrdll.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdroem.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CD Configuration\gcdrtype.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\CDDBControlApple.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iPodUpdaterExt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\ITDetector.ocx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\da.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\de.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\en.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\es.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fi.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\fr.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\it.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunes.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunes.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\iTunesRegistry.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ja.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\ko.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nb.lproj\Localizable.strings
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iPod Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\classes.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\info.nib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iPodSettings.nib\objects.xib
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunes Help.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunesLocalized.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\iTunesLocalized.qtr
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.Resources\nl.lproj\Localizable.strings

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aifc\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipg\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipsw\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itl\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itms\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itpc\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpeg\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpg\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pcast\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmp\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\OpenWithList\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\iTunes.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.aa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.AssocProtocol.daap
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.AssocProtocol.itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.AssocProtocol.itpc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.AssocProtocol.pcast
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.BurnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.cda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.cdda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ImportSongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ipg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ipsw
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.itl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.itpc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m3u
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4a
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4b
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4p
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.m4v
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mov
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mp2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mp3
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mpeg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.mpg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.pcast
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.PlaySongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.pls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.ShowSongsOnCD
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\iTunes.wav
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-itunes-itpc
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Apple Computer, Inc.\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A498588A0ABE064BAC4695C9C2B5C2E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\Media\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{885894A5-BA0A-460E-AB4C-96C5C9B2C5E2}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aa\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aa
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aif
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aifc\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aifc\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aifc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.aiff
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cda\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.cda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cdda\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.cdda
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipg\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.ipg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ipsw\OpenWithProgids\iTunes.ipsw
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itl\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itl
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itms\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itms
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.itpc\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.itpc
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m3u
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4a
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4b\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4b
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4p\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4p
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.m4v
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mov
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mp2
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mp3
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpeg\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mpeg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpg\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.mpg
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pcast\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.pcast
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.pls
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmp\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.rmp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.wav
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wave\OpenWithProgIds\iTunes.wave
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AudioCD\shell\play\command\iTunes_back
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\5A498588A0ABE064BAC4695C9C2B5C2E\iTunes
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A498588A0ABE064BAC4695C9C2B5C2E\ProductName


How to uninstall iTunes using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

iTunes is a program marketed by the software company Apple Computer, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to remove this application. This is easier said than done because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY approach to remove iTunes is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate iTunes or simply click the Search feature and type in "iTunes". The iTunes app will be found very quickly. When you click iTunes in the list , the following information about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about iTunes, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for iTunes:





  • The publisher is: http://www.apple.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{885894A5-BA0A-460E-AB4C-96C5C9B2C5E2}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove iTunes.
Uninstall iTunes


8. After uninstalling iTunes, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of iTunes that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing iTunes with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that iTunes by Apple Computer, Inc. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove iTunes in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 15:43:03.130